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I have 34 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 39513 times and 27 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Alison Wassell

Short story writer, part-time seller of bottled gas, volunteer charity shop worker, cat-mother, worrier, insomniac.  Once upon a time I was a normal person who earned a living as a primary school teacher.

My stories


Let's Start Again

Competition Entry


The scene was a familiar one. Only the victim differed from performance to performance.
Story of the week

Angel Hair

Jack Shipley doesn’t know that the image he’s about to capture will, within a week, be familiar to everyone who reads newspapers.

The Pen

Rose likes to spoil things for Emily. She's always done it, for as long as they've been friends.

Mrs Partridge

My new favourite word is ‘acrimonious’, which is probably quite an unusual word for a ten year old boy to know. But then I’m quite an unusual ten year old boy.